Spoilers for Star Wars: The Final Jedi might be discovered all through this text. The truth that Kylo Ren goes shirtless is clearly not a large spoiler, however we’re going to get into particulars in regards to the scene, so if you wish to keep away from these spoilers, take a look at one in every of our different beautiful articles.
By now, in the event you’ve seen Star Wars: The Final Jedi, you’ll know that Kylo Ren and Rey were connected in an surprising manner. Not solely had been they capable of converse mentally with each other regardless of being in very totally different places, they had been additionally capable of see and contact each other by that connection. This led to 1 scene the place followers received an eyeful of Adam Driver with no shirt on, however in the event you thought that scene was merely there as eye sweet, you’d completely be flawed. In response to sound supervisor Ren Klyce, the shirtless (and maskless) scene was there in order that the viewers may perceive precisely how the drive was linking the 2 characters. In response to The Final Jedi sound supervisor,
That was essential to determine what she was truly seeing. Was she listening to his voice or seeing his face or simply his eyes? And in order that [shirtless scene] is to tell the viewers, ‘Oh, she will be able to see his physique.’
So, yeah, Adam Driver does not look half dangerous along with his shirt off. Regardless, we received the shirtless scene so we may perceive that Rey was seeing Kylo Ren in addition to listening to him. It wasn’t only for the humorous alternate that adopted, which concerned Rey asking Kylo Ren to place a shirt on. It additionally wasn’t as a result of director Rian Johnson thought Star Wars: The Final Jedi would excite the viewers extra if there was a shirtless scene. And a whole lot of followers have positively thought the scene was a notable addition.
Together with Ren Klyce, Star Wars: The Final Jedi editor Bob Ducsay additionally informed the Huffington Post that giving the viewers the expertise of Rey seeing Kylo Ren along with his shirt off was an excellent factor for the overarching plot. He famous that it helps the viewers to “perceive the principles” of the drive connection, additionally saying,
Finally, it is simply good storytelling if the viewers is studying issues the identical time the characters they’re following are, as an alternative of forward or behind.
Star Wars: The Final Jedi takes a lot of chances. Finally, Snoke reveals to both Rey and Kylo Ren that he was the grasp puppeteer behind the connection between the 2 characters, and it is a second that incites sufficient anger in Kylo Ren that he turns on Snoke. The drive scenes typically are additionally essential for Rey, as a result of they assist to indicate her the opposite facet of Kylo Ren, the weak facet, the facet that also has the flexibility to make selections that adhere to the sunshine facet of the drive. Finally, the 2 diverge paths once more on the finish of Star Wars: The Final Jedi, however they’ve been irrevocably modified by the experiences—and the hopes and stories–they shared with each other, and that may possible come again into play throughout Star Wars: Episode IX. We’ll have to attend and see.